Columns

The Synergy of Business and Social Entrepreneurs To Innovate Education, By Adetola Salau

Corporations come in handy at this juncture; those with an interest in the social issue and how it affects society could set aside a the budget for the innovative solution to scale. “As leaders in education, our job is not to control those whom we serve, but to unleash their…
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Columns

Why IGP Idris Is Mad About The Letter, By Azu Ishiekwene

Instead of chasing shadows and inventing false enemies, the Police hierarchy owe PREMIUM TIMES and indeed all media houses that published that leaked letter a debt of gratitude. And here, I’m not just talking about the grammatical errors starting from the “team of cracked operatives” in the first paragraph to…
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Opinion

Is English Important for Scientific Research and Development?, By Mohammed Dahiru Aminu

It is important to note that the dominance of the English language in scientific communication should not imply that people of the world must not develop their ideas in their own languages, if they need to. But to have access to the vast body of scientific knowledge, or to contribute…
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Opinion

The Rising Tide of Ethno-Regional Populism In Northern Nigeria, By Majeed Dahiru

To stem this dangerous tide of ethno-regional populism in northern Nigeria, liberal elements within the region must come together to save the zone and its people from a path to self-immolation. To take the rest of Nigeria for granted by presenting its worst as the best to lead the Nigerian…
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Opinion

The World Is Uniting Against Buhari’s Second Term Bid, By SKC Ogbonnia

...my campaign has been crisscrossing the globe in the past including Great Britain, the United States, France, Germany, Russia, China, Canada, etc. I can state unequivocally that the emerging consensus among these nations is that President Buhari’s second term ambition lacks in cogency. The Independent newspaper reported yesterday, August 14,…
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Opinion

Needless Internecine Squabbles!, By Banji Ojewale

The great patriotic service that the Presidency and the entire political class can offer Nigeria is to pursue constitutional means to change the National Assembly leadership. Not through war drum tactics that have stagnated us for years. It speaks ill of the famous discipline and integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s…
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Columns

Odili, Ekpu @ 70: Of Patriarchs and their Progenies, By Louis Odion

Fiercely devoted to Catholic values, Odili treasures family. The spirit of solidarity easily discernible in the nuclear family he has built is perhaps only equalled by the durability of the political home he knitted together. It is perhaps a measure of his dexterity that that unit has managed to stand…
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Columns

Tech Girls: Of Over-celebrated Villains and Underrated Heroes, By Zainab Suleiman Okino

...we celebrate the wrong people, who do not add any value to the country or our lives as a people. Therefore, it won’t be a surprise if the success story of the tech-girls in the fizzles out like all such impactful efforts of the past, while stories of villains doting…
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